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Jack Thompson

Actor, Producer
Born August 31, 1940 (83 years)
​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Jack Thompson, AM (born 31 August 1940) is an Australian actor and one of the major figures of Australian cinema. He was educated at the University of Queensland, before embarking on his acting career. In 2002, he was made an honorary member of the Australian Cinematographers Society (ACS). He is best known as a lead actor in several acclaimed Australian films including such classics as Wake in Fright (1971), Sunday Too Far Away (1975), The Man from Snowy River (1982) and Breaker Morant (1980). He won Cannes and AFI acting awards for the latter film. He was the recipient of a Living Legend Award at the 2005 Inside Film Awards.

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Movies & Shows on Plex
  • Breaker Morant
  • Wake in Fright
  • Mystery Road
  • Mao's Last Dancer
  • Blue World Order
  • Swinging Safari
  • The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith
  • Mad Dog Morgan
  • Around the Block
  • Never Too Late
  • Ruben Guthrie
  • The Magic Pudding
  • Turtle Beach
  • Trouble in Paradise
  • On the Ropes
Known For
  • Broken Arrow
  • Don't Be Afraid of the Dark
  • The Light Between Oceans
  • Original Sin
  • Breaker Morant
  • The Assassination of Richard Nixon
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
  • The Sum of Us
  • Flesh+Blood
  • Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence
  • The Good German
  • Excess Baggage
  • Mystery Road
  • Wake in Fright
  • December Boys
  • Man-Thing
  • The Man from Snowy River
  • Feed
  • A Far Off Place
  • The Club
  • Blue World Order
  • Sunday Too Far Away
  • Last Dance
  • Mad Dog Morgan

Filmography

2024
Runt · as Earl Robert-Barren
2023
Faraway Downs (TV Series) · as Kipling Flynn
2022
The Sculpture · as Narrator
2022
Poker Face · as Shaman Bill (paje)
2020
High Ground · as Moran
2020
Never Too Late · as Angus Wilson
2018
On the Ropes (TV Series) · as Strick
2018
2017
2017
Don't Tell · as Bob Myers
2016
The Light Between Oceans · as Ralph Addicott
2015
Blood on the Coal · as Narrator
2015
Ruben Guthrie · as Peter Guthrie
2014
Devil's Playground (TV Series) · as Cardinal Neville
2013
Bonnie & Clyde (TV Series) · as Warden
2013
Around the Block · as Mr. O'donnell
2013
Mystery Road · as Charlie Murray
2013
Camp (TV Series) · as Jack Jessup
2013
The Great Gatsby · as Dr. Walter Perkins
2013
Blinder · as Charlie "chang" Hyde
2011
2011
The Telegram Man · as Bill Williams
2011
The Forgotten Men · as Publican
2010
2010
Rake (TV Series) · as Justice Beesdon
2009
Mao's Last Dancer · as Us Federal Judge
2009
2008
Australia · as Kipling Flynn
2008
Ten Empty · as Bobby Thompson
2008
Leatherheads · as Harvey
2007
December Boys · as Bandy
2007
Bastard Boys (TV Series)
2006
The Good German · as Congressman Breimer
2006
Whaledreamers · as Narrator (voice)
2005
Feed · as Richard
2005
Man-Thing · as Frederic Schist
2005
The Colony (TV Series) · as Cast
2004
Oyster Farmer · as Skippy
2004
2004
2002
2001
Original Sin · as Alan Jordan
2001
My Brother Jack · as Bernard Brewster
2001
South Pacific · as Captain George Brackett
2001
Yolngu Boy · as Policeman
2000
The Magic Pudding · as Buncle (voice)
1999
Feeling Sexy · as Magazine Vendor
1998
The Real .... (TV Series) · as Narrator
1997
1997
1997
Excess Baggage · as Alexander
1996
McLeod's Daughters · as Jack Mcleod
1996
Last Dance · as The Governor
1996
1996
Broken Arrow · as Chairman, Joint Chief Of Staff
1995
A Woman of Independent Means (TV Series) · as Sam Garner
1995
Peter Allen: The Boy from Oz · as Narrator (voice)
1994
The Sum of Us · as Harry Mitchell
1994
The Dwelling Place (TV Series) · as Richard
1993
A Far Off Place · as John Ricketts
1992
Deception · as Ed
1992
Wind · as Jack Neville
1992
1992
Resistance · as Mr Wilson
1990
After the Shock · as Fireman
1989
1988
The Rainbow Warrior Conspiracy · as Stuart Irving
1988
The Riddle of the Stinson · as Bernard O'reilly
1988
Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun · as Tom Campbell Black
1987
Ground Zero · as Trebilcock
1987
Kojak: The Price of Justice · as Aubrey Dubose
1986
The Last Frontier (TV Series) · as Nick Stenning
1986
The Last Frontier · as Nick Stenning
1986
Short Circuit · as Party Guest
1985
Burke & Wills · as Robert O'hara Burke
1985
Flesh+Blood · as Hawkwood
1984
Waterfront (AU) (TV Series) · as Maxey Woodbury
1983
1982
The Letter · as Robert Crosbie
1982
1982
1981
Bad Blood · as Stan Graham
1980
The Club · as Laurie Holden
1980
The Earthling · as Ross Daley
1980
Breaker Morant · as Major J.f. Thomas
1979
The Journalist · as Simon Morris
1978
1978
1976
Mad Dog Morgan · as Detective Manwaring
1976
Caddie · as Ted
1976
Luke's Kingdom (TV Series) · as Frankie Wells
1975
Scobie Malone · as Scobie Malone
1975
1974
Petersen · as Tony Petersen
1973
The Evil Touch (TV Series)
1973
Ryan (TV Series) · as Brian Duncan
1973
1972
Elephant Boy (TV Series) · as Chuck Ryder
1972
Boney (TV Series) · as Jack
1971
Spyforce (TV Series)
1971
1971
Matlock Police (TV Series) · as Robbo
1969
Division 4 (TV Series) · as Charlie Penn
1969
S.O.S. Charterboot (TV Series) · as Ted
1968
Skippy (TV Series) · as Stefan Imard
1964
Homicide (TV Series) · as Det Sgt Jack Beck

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